Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G207006
Ein altirisches Gedicht über das Ende der Welt
Background details and bibliographic information
File DescriptionKuno Meyer
Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard
Funded by University College, Cork and
The Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project
2. Second draft.
Extent of text: 1280 words
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College Road, Cork, Irelandhttp://www.ucc.ie/celt (2005) (2008)
Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G207006
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- Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. 615, pp. 13234. For full MS details see Brian Ó Cuív (ed.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries; 2 vols. (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 20012003) 88100.
Secondary Literature (For literature about the Apocrypha, click on http://celt.ucc.ie/Apocrypha.pdf)
- St. John D. Seymour, Notes on Apocrypha in Ireland, in Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 26 (1926) Class C: 107117.
- David N. Dumville, Biblical Apocrypha and the Early Irish, in: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 73 (1973) C: 299338.
- Martin McNamara, The Apocrypha in the Irish Church (Dublin: DIAS 1975; corrected reprint 1984).
- Martin McNamara, Early medieval Irish eschatology, in: Próinséas Ní Chatháin and Michael Richter (eds.), Ireland and Europe in the Early Middle Ages: learning and literatureIrland und Europa im früheren Mittelalter: Bildung und Literatur (Stuttgart 1996) 4275.
- Thomas O'Loughlin, The Celtic homily: Creeds and Eschatology, in Milltown Studies 41 (1998) 99115.
- Benjamin Hudson, Time is Short: The Eschatology of the Early Gaelic Church, in: Caroline Walker Bynum and Paul Freedman (eds.), Last Things: Death and the Apocalypse in the Middle Ages (Philadelphia 2000) 101123.
- Martin McNamara, Apocalyptic and Eschatological Heritage (Dublin 2003).
The edition used in the digital edition
- Kuno Meyer, Ein altirisches Gedicht über das Ende der Welt [Dofil aimser laithe m-bratha] (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften) in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 195196
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Created: By (an) unknown Irish monastic author(s).
Date range: 600900.
Use of language
Language: [GA] The text is in Old Irish.
Language: [DE] A few words are in German.